A Pause for Skepticism

Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign affairs Dominic Raab speaks at 10 Downing Street in London during a daily news conference on the coronavirus outbreak, May 7, 2020. (Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via Reuters)
As Brits enter the ‘next phase’ of lockdowns, it’s high time for more scrutiny.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O n Thursday, Dominic Raab, Britain’s foreign secretary, announced that Britain is ready for its “next phase” of the lockdowns. Raab said the prime minister will lay out the plans to “ease up” restrictions this weekend. This comes after Britain reached the highest death toll in Europe. At this point, many Brits will be wondering whether the lockdowns were worth it. Personally, I don’t know. I suspect that neither do you. And — I’m beginning to think — that neither do they. They, the politicians, the decision-makers, the officials, the scientists; the people we pay taxes to get us out of


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